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About greenfingeredgeorge

First ever RHS Young Ambassador A Gardening Geek and Nature Nerd!

Partying like a Pro, as I win a ‘Local Hero Award’

Just a quick post about some fantastic news I got this week – I won the Social Farms & Gardens Young Hero Award 🙂 and what was great was that the ceremony was in my home town of Manchester at Hulme Community Garden … Continue reading

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Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s Party’ (by Robin Williams)

It’s a while since I wrote my last blog, as I’ve been too busy enjoying myself! The weather has certainly improved since I last wrote a post; finally, we’ve been able to get in the garden and crack on with … Continue reading

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Go on, get out and #GrowThisSpring

This morning I felt a bit down about something, I sat watching TV and my Mum said “you need to ‘practice what you preach’, you need to go outside into the garden“. I didn’t particularly want to, to be honest … Continue reading

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Marching on to spring!

I think I was a little hasty with my last post about inspiring people to start spring gardening, as ‘The Beast From The East’ blasted through the country and covered everything in snow; it was like, “STOP THE PRESS, SPRING … Continue reading

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Sending you some spring gardening inspiration!!

If like me, you’ve sniffed spring in the air this week and you fancy having a go at growing more of your own fruit and veg, then I hope this week’s blog will inspire you to give it a go. … Continue reading

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My Winterwatch News from RSPB Dearne Valley Old Moor

Last Saturday (10th Feb) the weather was a little wet and cold, but it didn’t dampen my excitement, as I was going to RSPB Old Moor. I had about 4 layers of clothes on, so I was nice and toasty. … Continue reading

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Up to now freezin’ February has been a whole lotta fun!

The freezing cold February weather might have stopped us spending loads of time in the garden, but it hasn’t stopped me from getting out and about this month. I think we’ve had every kind of weather already this month – … Continue reading

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